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MOVING CHECKLIST
Take the stress out of moving with this checklist.
Here is a list of essential tasks as well as the ideal times to conduct them. Our goal is to provide you with the resources you need to have an efficient and successful move. 
6-8 WEEKS BEFORE MOVING
  • Budget for moving expenses
  • Obtain estimates from moving companies
  • Call insurance companies to identify record changes
  • Cancel or transfer gym, club & organization memberships
  • Compile medical & dental records; ask for referrals in your new location
  • Arrange transfer of any school records
  • Consider moving/shipping options for valuable items
  • Donate, discard or sell items online or at a yard sale 
 
3-5 WEEKS BEFORE MOVING
  • Plan meals that use up pantry items
  • Assemble important household info for the next owner 
  • Identify and notify any professional services of your move (doctors, dentists, health insurance providers, etc.)
  • Identify and notify services/accounts (credit card companies, bank/credit union/finance companies, auto finance companies) of your move
  • Identify and notify government offices of your move
 
2 WEEKS BEFORE MOVING
  • Order moving supplies & boxes
  • Begin packing items not frequently used
  • Label boxes with contents and room 
  • File a change of address form with USPS
  • Notify utility companies of your move
  • Plan moving options for pets, plants, and oversized items
 
1 WEEK BEFORE MOVING
  • Review/finalize details with moving company
  • Print copies of bill of lading (BOL) to keep on file 
  • Send change of address cards to friends and family
  • Measure furniture and doorways to determine fit
     
 
MOVING DAY
  • Leave a forwarding address at old address
  • Place floor, carpet & door frame protectors in new home
  • Check rooms and closets to ensure nothing is left behind
  • Keep all receipts and documents organized in a secure location
 

Contact a GMM Loan Officer for more information. Find a Loan Officer
 

 

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